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Circle K with gas pumps at Bypass & Main

The first commercial construction south of the 120 Bypass since the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley opened eight years ago will be a convenience store with gas pumps.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1800s: Cowell walked across Sierra Nevada

Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Environmental perfectionism can kill people

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared Feb. 16, 2005 in the Manteca Bulletin.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca’s problem: Silicon in Bay Area

Manteca's destiny is sealed but its fate isn't.

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


GECAC: 79.2% success rate

"If you put a caring adult across from a struggling student amazing things will happen." - the late Antone Raymus

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


NEW $500K ENGINE

Manteca's newest fire engine rides higher for a reason.

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Impromptu steak dinner for homeless

Jeff Shields had a dilemma.

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Affordability: Manteca’s big housing failure

Is there an affordable housing problem in Manteca?

July 14, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Parking lots may be done before school starts Aug. 4

The first part of the $56.4 million Measure G projects now underway at five Manteca Unified School District campuses will involve parking lot and drop-zone improvements.

July 14, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CLASSROOM SHORTAGE LOOMS

The 9,779 proposed homes the City of Manteca has in various stages of the planning process will ultimately require at least $340 million in new school construction to accommodate 6,851 students.

July 14, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca cuts water use by 28% in June

Manteca has hit its stride when it comes to water conservation.

July 14, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cantu swings away with new golf course idea

Ben Cantu's proposal during his unsuccessful 2014 campaign for the Manteca City Council to convert the Manteca Golf Course into a low-key community park of sorts and build a new municipal golf course elsewhere triggered what one might best call an "eye rolling moment."

July 13, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


9,779 MORE HOMES

Enough housing units are now on the development playing board to turn Manteca into a city of 105,000 residents if they are all built.

July 13, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MANTECA MEMORY LANE

A stroll down Manteca's memory lane is planned for Saturday, July 30, at Woodward Park.

July 13, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


How about background checks on buyers of smartphones to save lives?

I feel so much safer knowing that California will soon be doing background checks on those who buy ammunition.

July 12, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Wail of dozens of police sirens & toilet flushing

One of the most unique car shows in the 209 takes place today from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Ripon ...

October 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


6,000 more students by 2020?

Conditions exist that could increase Manteca Unified enrollment by 25 percent to top 30,000 students by 2020.

October 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cheap shots, ethnicity & the Manteca council race

Let's be very clear on one point: What you are about to read is not being uttered, whispered or blogged by any of the ...

September 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Trash talk: Manteca delivers

I am currently paying $19.78 a month for solid waste collection.

September 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


HAVING A BALL

What is orange, round and 10 feet in diameter that can get a 60-year-old farmer that's 6-foot-2 and 205 pounds and arguably the biggest ...

September 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Singh leads pack raising $41K so far

Gary Singh is the biggest benefactor of campaign donations - $41,126 - so far in the Nov. 8 Manteca City Council race.

September 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Horse whipping Wells Fargo makes Congress nothing but hypocrites

Nothing is more amusing than to see bi-partisan indignation picking the low hanging fruit to make it look as if the government has your best ...

September 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


$10.89 A MONTH GARBAGE HIKE

Manteca's 12-year run without a rate hike for garbage collection is about to come to an end.

September 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


ACORN LEAGUE SPROUTS

Big things are growing from the new Acorn League.

September 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


tale of 2 websites

The $57,500 question: Does Manteca need to revamp its new website?

September 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Obamacare doesn’t add up for some

This is not a holier than thou column. I'm not. Nor is this gloating. Healthcare needs in this country - defined by cost and results ...

September 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


NEW WATER SOURCE?

Part of Manteca's future water supply may be heaven sent.

September 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Drug incidents down 39.2% at Manteca Unified campuses

The Manteca Unified war on drugs is making progress.

September 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Little Johnny & the Dysfunctional Family City

Little Johnny is 8 years old.

September 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The bogeyman & bogeywoman aren’t on boob tube tonight

I don't fear for America.

September 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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